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Minicoy Islands

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The Southern most Island among the islands in Lakshadweep and farthest from Kavaratti is Minicoy. Minicoy Island, crescent shaped, stands second in area after Andrott Island. This is the one Island where Mahl language is spoken while all other islands use Malyalam as the spoken language. The island is credited with one of the largest laggon in Lakshdweep.

Minicoy is very famous for tuna fishing and an important centre for tuna canning. Factories for tuna canning with ice plants and cold storages are attractive for tourists. Major attractios here are the 300 ft Light house and an old Juma mosque. The Minicoy people are art lovers, many dance forms named Dandi and lava dance are practiced here. These are traditional dances performed during festivals. Tourists are provided with comfortable accommodation facilities.
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Lakshadweep – The Lagoon Paradise

  by Akshay Balraj  on Apr 27, 2010
Love to get lost in a far away paradise? Welcome to Lakshadweep! Set in a serene atmosphere in the Indian Ocean, this place will surely bring you back to life!
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